Emma Shelby Salomon

Treasurer, Go Global Board of Directors and Director of External Affairs, Western Governors University

Emma Shelby is the Director of External Affairs for Western Governors University, where she advances a nationwide strategy to expand access to higher education.

Emma previously worked in state government, first as a staffer and later in the private sector where she advised clients on legislative strategy. She was born and raised overseas, living in the Middle East and Southeast Asia before moving to North Carolina. Emma’s love for her state combined with her childhood experience stirred a passion to expand opportunities for North Carolinians to become more globally connected.

Emma received her B.A. in International Relations from North Carolina State University. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, reading, and traveling.